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Efficient and mode selective spatial mode multiplexer based on multi-plane light conversion.
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PMID:  24977818     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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We designed and built a new type of spatial mode multiplexer, based on Multi-Plane Light Conversion (MPLC), with very low intrinsic loss and high mode selectivity. In this first demonstration we show that a typical 3-mode multiplexer achieves a mode selectivity better than -23 dB and a total insertion efficiency of -4.1 dB (optical coating improvements could increase efficiency to -2.4 dB), across the full C-band. Moreover this multiplexer is able to perform any mode conversion, and we demonstrate its performance for the first 6 eigenmodes of a few-mode fiber: LP<sub>01</sub>, LP<sub>11a</sub>, LP<sub>11b</sub>, LP<sub>02</sub>, LP<sub>21a</sub> and LP<sub>21b</sub>.
Authors:
Guillaume Labroille; Bertrand Denolle; Pu Jian; Philippe Genevaux; Nicolas Treps; Jean-François Morizur
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Optics express     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1094-4087     ISO Abbreviation:  Opt Express     Publication Date:  2014 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-07-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101137103     Medline TA:  Opt Express     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  15599-607     Citation Subset:  IM    
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